Short CV/Education and training

  • 1997 – 2002
    Studied physics at the "Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona" (UAB, Barcelona, Spain)

  • 2001 – 2002
    Teacher Training Course ("C.A.P."), speciality in Physics and Chemistry (UAB, Barcelona, Spain)

  • 2002 – 2004
    M. Sc. in Physics, UAB/Spain – Université de Nantes/France

  • 2004 – 2007
    PhD. in Physics, SUBATECH, UAB/Spain – Université de Nantes/France

  • 2007 – 2009
    Postdoctoral CNRS fellowship, Laboratoire Leprince Ringuet, Palaiseau, France. Member of the PHENIX Collaboration.

  • 2009 – 2010
    CNRS researcher since October 2009 (Institut Pluridisciplinaire Hubert CURIEN, Strasbourg, France). Member of the ALICE Collaboration.

  • 2011 – 2012
    CERN Research Fellow (CERN, Geneva, Switzerland). Member of the ALICE Collaboration.

  • Since 2013
    CNRS researcher, Institut de Physique Nucléaire, Orsay, France. Member of the ALICE Collaboration.

Selected publications

  • Z. Conesa del Valle et al. (5 authors), "Effect of heavy-quark energy loss on the muon differential production cross-section in Pb-Pb collisions at √sNN=5.5 TeV"; Phys. Lett. B. 663, 202- 208 (2008).

  • Z. Conesa del Valle (1 author), "Vector bosons in heavy-ion collisions at the LHC"; Eur. Phys. J. C 61:729-733 (2009).

  • PHENIX Coll., "Photoproduction of J/ψ and high mass e± in Ultra-Peripheral Au+Au Collisions at √sNN=200 GeV"; Phys. Lett. B 679, 321 (2009).

  • Z. Conesa del Valle et al. (10 authors), "Quarkonium production in high energy proton-proton and proton- nucleus collisions"; Nucl. Phys. Proc. Suppl. 214 (2011) 3-36.

  • ALICE Coll., "Measurement of charm production at central rapidity in pp collisions √s=7 TeV"; JHEP 01 (2012) 128.

  • ALICE Coll., "Suppression of high transverse momentum D mesons in central PbPb collisions at √sNN=2.76 TeV"; JHEP 09 (2012) 112.

  • ALICE Coll., "Measurement of charm production at central rapidity in pp collisions √s=2.76 TeV"; JHEP 07 (2012) 191.

  • ALICE Coll., "D meson elliptic flow in non-central PbPb collisions at √sNN=2.76 TeV"; Phys. Rev. Lett. 111 (2013) 102301.

  • Z. Conesa del Valle et al. (5 authors), "Open-beauty production in p Pb collisions at √sNN=5 TeV: Effect of the gluon nuclear densities"; Nucl. Phys. A926 (2014) 236-241.

  • ALICE Coll., "Measurement of D-meson production versus multiplicity in p–Pb collisions at √sNN = 5.02 TeV"; arXiv:1602.07240 (2016).

Complete list of publications

Selected projects



Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • Editor of an special issue of Nucl. Phys. B.

  • Member of various ALICE Coll. paper Internal and Analysis Review Committees.

  • Member of the ALICE Coll. Physics Board (as Heavy-Flavor physics working group convenor).

  • External member of PhD followup committee (UN, Nantes, France).

  • M. Sc. external examiner (UCT, Cape Town, South Africa).


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